What is the speed of a human cough?

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Coughing is an action the body takes to get rid of substances irritating the air passages, and a cough is usually started to clear a buildup of phlegm (mucus) in the trachea. When a person coughs, air may move through this passage at up to 300 MPH. Source:

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Coughs can travel speeds greater than 100 mi (160 km) per hour.

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The speed of a human cough is about 30m/s (or 60 MPH)

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